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You Plan the Trip, We’ll Plan the Visit

What is life here really like?  A college visit is a chance to test-drive Southwestern: you might attend a class, talk with current students, meet with a professor, coach or admission counselor, or even stay overnight in a residence hall.  The Office of Admission will make all the arrangements for your visit to Southwestern.

Individual Day And Overnight Options

During the school year, you may schedule visits Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Saturdays at 10 a.m. Saturday visits are only available from September through April.  To schedule an individual visit to campus, you may use the forms linked below or call the Office of Admission at 800-252-3166.


The Summer Visit

May include the following (approximately 2 hours):

  • Information session or personal interview with a member of the staff.
  • Student guided campus walking tour (10 a.m. & 1 p.m.)

Note: Due to New Student Move-In on August 14, afternoon appointments will not be scheduled.

Register For Your Summer Visit  (Monday–Friday only)



The Standard Visit

May include the following (approximately 2 hours):

  • Meet with an admission counselor for an information session or personal interview
  • Receive student-conducted walking tour of campus offered at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.
The Extended Day Visit (requires 14 day advanced notice)

Allows for the Standard Visit activities above as well as any of the following (approximately 2 to 5 hours):

  • Attend a class
  • Faculty or coach appointment
  • Enjoy lunch on campus 
The Overnight Visit (requires 14 day advanced notice)

Includes any or all of the above, plus the opportunity to stay overnight in a residence hall hosted by a Southwestern student. Overnight Visits are available only to high school seniors or current college students interested in transferring.Overnight Visits are only available Sunday through Thursday. 

Register For Your Standard, Extended, or Overnight Visit (Not Available May - August)

The Saturday Visit

Starting the day at 10 a.m., we will offer a Q&A opportunity with current students, a walking campus tour, and ending the morning with an 11:30 a.m. group information session with an Admission Counselor. 

Register For Your Saturday Visit (Not Available May - August)


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